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Premium Compliance Officer
  • $89,451 per annum + Super
  • Full Time, Ongoing Opportunity
  • Geelong Location

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Premium Compliance, the successful candidate will be responsible for the audit and review of employer's compliance with WorkSafe premium legislation and also provides high level technical advice to both internal and external stakeholders around complex premium related matters.

This role will also encompass the development of particular programs and projects across the Insurance Business Unit and as such the ability to work in an agile, fast moving environment is essential.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct detailed reviews and formulate considered and well-reasoned determinations as to whether employers premium has been calculated in accordance with WorkSafe legislation, guidelines and policies
  • Liaise directly with employers and their representatives during the review process (including undertaking employer site visits), providing a high level of service, support and education.
  • Interpret and apply complex legislation
  • Recommend and/or support initiatives across the Insurance Business Unit to ensure the Division meets its strategic vision
  • Escalate premium related issues of complexity/sensitivity to the appropriate manager to ensure timely and considered resolution

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the application of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 and Premiums Orders
  • Ability to identify and apply the best process and appropriate business solutions and escalate recommendations accordingly
  • Ability to undertake effective research and analyse material
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and influence in a professional manner with a range of internal and external clients/stakeholders, especially employers


  • Tertiary qualifications Accounting, Business, Finance or Law are desirable, alternatively you will have significant and relevant work experience. 

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

WorkSafe employees enjoy: Discounted Gym & Pool Memberships | WELL Rated Building | Group Training & Yoga Classes | Very active Social Club | Pool & Table Tennis | Sparkling Water | Discounted Prescription Eyewear | Career Opportunities and Working for your Community!

What’s next?

Applications close 11:00pm, Thursday 1 October 2020. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position. You will be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Leigh O’Donnell on (03) 4243 8851 or email

About Us

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we’re committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community.

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.

Job Ref: LO000201
Submitted: 17-09-2020

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